July 23rd, 2011
03:03 PM ET
As news about the death of British singer Amy Winehouse spread on Saturday, fans and fellow celebrities took to social media to mourn her passing.
DJ Sam Ronson, whose brother Mark helped put Winehouse on the musical map, tweeted "RIP Amy Winehouse" and lamented that "I'm not sure how anyone with a soul can make jokes about the passing of one of the most talented artists this generation will see."
Singer Ricky Martin tweeted "I just found out. I feel pain. I feel anger. Rest beautiful girl rest. You are free! #RIPAMY" while actress Jessica Alba tweeted "So sad about Amy Winehouse -she was so talented. Really tragic."
Demi Moore offered these words via Twitter "Truly sad news about Amy Winehouse. My heart goes out to her family. May her troubled soul find peace" while singer Colbie Caillat said "Amy Winehouse was one of the best singers I've ever heard, I am grateful to have seen her play live. My heart goes out to her family."
Pop star and Winehouse fan Rihanna tweeted "Dear God have mercy!!! I am SICK about this right now! #DearAmy." Seth Meyers said "Years ago [Jason] Sudeikis told me Winehouse's "Valerie" was as good a start-the-day song you'll hear. He was right. I'll miss her."
CNN's Anderson Cooper tweeted "Just heard a report amy winehouse has died. If true, such a waste of a great talent" and rocker Bryan Adams said simply "Dear Amy, you will be missed forever. All my love, RIP, Bryan."
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